Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

I Am The Worst Spy Ever

A couple of days ago [1], I read a book about a good spy. Those who know me well, alas, know that I am the worst spy ever, for several particularly unfortunate reasons, at least one of which was on … Continue reading

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My People Are Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge: Part Seven

[Note: This is the final blog of a series [1].] At the end of the lengthy previous section of this series, we asked what someone is supposed to do in light of the knowledge of the importance of love to … Continue reading

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My People Are Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge: Part Six

[Note: This blog is the penultimate part of a series [1].] At the end of the previous section of this series, we asked what specific warnings God had for the Church of God if they neglected the obligation of love … Continue reading

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Fertilizing The Tree Of Liberty

In one of his more hyperbolic statements about liberty and freedom, which he was wont to say from time to time, Thomas Jefferson remarked that occasionally it was necessary for the tree of liberty to be fertilized with the blood … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seeing In The Dark

Seeing In The Dark: Finding God’s Light In The Most Unexpected Places, by Nancy Ortberg [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Press in exchange for an honest review.] Although this book is short, coming in at … Continue reading

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My People Are Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge: Part Five

[Note: This entry is part five of a series [1].] At the end of the previous section of this examination into the heart knowledge God desires and expects from believers, we asked the question of what consequences or repercussions result … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Good Spy

The Good Spy: The Life And Death Of Robert Ames, by Kai Bird [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Broadway Books in exchange for an honest review.] There are really multiple aims going on with … Continue reading

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Fall Into The Gap

The book I read today is a reasonably sizable volume [1] that deals with a skilled and highly intellectual spy named Robert Ames who the author believes could have healed the breech between the Arab Middle East and the West, … Continue reading

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My People Are Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge: Part Four

[Note: This is the fourth post in a series [1].] At the end of the previous section of this series, we asked what practical guidance for showing love and outgoing concern to others can be found in the pages of … Continue reading

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Dum Spiro Spero

I find looking at state mottoes to be a matter of particular interest as a student of ironies. While leveling up on a quiz application I have on my smartphone, I correctly guessed that the state motto of South Carolina … Continue reading

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